Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

Regulations and Coal-Fired Power Plants

Posted in Power, Regulatory Compliance on Friday, July 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Dennis Tkacs At the end of 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to regulate mercury and other pollutants from coal and oil fired power plants. Last month, this Mercury and Air Toxics Standard or MATS was dealt a setback by a Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court ruled that the […]

Addressing the Renewable Fuel Standard and Blend Wall

Posted in Refining, Regulatory Compliance on Thursday, January 17th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Federal, state, and local regulations keep changing and impact process manufacturers’ operations. Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale provided an update on the US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) at a past American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers conference (formerly National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, NPRA). Here is the history of the RFS from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website: […]

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Greenhouse Gas Monitoring In, Energy Efficiency Out

Posted in Energy, Regulatory Compliance on Friday, May 20th, 2011. One comment so far
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Over at ControlGlobal.com’s Sound Off! Editors’ Blog is a post, Greenhouse Gases– There’s a Pony in There Somewhere! #carbondioxide #control #pauto #globalwarming #ruminants. The post by Control magazine Editor in Chief Walt Boyes highlights Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale‘s recent ISA Will-DuPage Section presentation on greenhouse gas reporting programs as mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules and Increasing Energy Efficiency

Posted in Process Optimization, Regulatory Compliance on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011. No comments yet
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A little more than one year ago, I highlighted how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rules were beginning to impact U.S. process manufacturers. The post, EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules and Flow Measurement shared ways measurement devices could assist in this reporting. I caught up with Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale who […]

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Questions and Clarifications on Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules

Posted in Measurement, Regulatory Compliance on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010. No comments yet
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I caught up with Emerson’s Tom O’Banion to get the latest on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting Rule. Tom is the Director of the chemical industries in the Micro Motion Coriolis Flow & Density Measurement business. Tom shared some issue raised and discussed from the Mandatory GHG Reporting […]